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- Published: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The 2018 Northwest Missouri Certified Crop Advisers Conference, Jan. 16-17 in St. Joseph, offers updates on dicamba use and a look at the latest agricultural technology. University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin ...
- Published: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
COLUMBIA, Mo.– Nutrient loads can cause problems with water quality. That’s why the Missouri Nutrient Reduction Strategy Committee is working to decrease the amount of nutrients that end up in the Mississippi River. The committee, which is made ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 1993
Use the following equation to estimate the peak rates of runoff to be expected from watersheds smaller than 200 acres in Missouri:Q = QT x L x I x T x S x V x C x P x F whereQ = Peak rate of runoff, cubic feet per second.QT = Peak rate of runoff from ...
Publications Date: June 1, 1994
Government regulation of business and industry has improved Missouri's water quality. However, not all pollution comes from these sources. Improper disposal of motor oil, pet wastes, yard debris, litter, and misuse of pesticides and fertilizers ...
Publications Date: Jan. 1, 2000
This guide sheet is a list of responsibilities to be carried out by the respective agencies, governmental and nongovernmental organizations that have a vested interests in local watershed issues. It is also intended for use as a component of a ...
Publications Date: Feb. 1, 2003
Once a pesticide is introduced into the environment, whether through an application, a disposal or a spill, it is influenced by many processes. These processes determine a pesticide's persistence and movement, if any, and its ultimate fate.The ...
Publications Date: Feb. 1, 2000
The word "community" can have different meanings to different people; thus what one person views as a community may vary from what someone living next door perceives as a community. Community boundaries may be determined by many different ...
Publications Date: Dec. 1, 1999
The movement of crop protection materials away from their intended target poses several possible problems. Besides the economic damage to nearby susceptible crops, possible problems include less effective weed control, airborne contamination of ...